Author profile: Idriss J. Aberkane

Idriss J. , Ph.D teaches the Economy and Geopolitics of Knowledge at Ecole Centrale Paris (Paris-Saclay University). He researches software neuroergonomics and biomimetics at Ecole Polytechnique (Paris-Saclay) and is an affiliate scholar of the Kozmetsky Global Collaboratory of Stanford University and is an Ambassador of the Unesco Unitwin “Complex Systems Digital Campus”. He is also a Professor of Knowledge Economy within Mazars’s “NExt MBA” EMBA Program, and the co-founder and ceo of Scanderia ltd.

A Simple Paradigm for Noopolitics: The Geopolitics of Knowledge

Idriss J. Aberkane • Oct 15 2015 • Articles

The interaction between knowledge and power reformulates simple geopolitical principles that have been all-to-often forgotten by Classical Realism.

On the ‘War on War’ in Modern Geopolitics

Idriss J. Aberkane • Jan 9 2012 • Essays

The unilateral projection of peace could become a potent political lever and a game changer in international relations, yet ‘peacefare’ and a ‘peace arsenal’, including confidence-building measures and a conflict-quelling capability, have seldom been looked into.

An Optimistic Memo on the Chinese Noopolitik: 2001-2011

Idriss J. Aberkane • Jun 13 2011 • Essays

Oscillating between isolationist, export substitution, and an all-out embrace of globalization’s manifold levers, being both Dragon and Phoenix, in spite of having suffered subordination to politically assertive empires from 1850 to 1950 and having notoriously “missed” the Industrial Revolution, China is resuming its otherwise ancient status of world innovator and economic superpower.

Yin or Yang? China and the Muslim world

Idriss J. Aberkane • Apr 29 2011 • Essays

In its autonomous region of Xinjiang China will decide upon its lasting and largely irreversible geopolitical trademark in entering the Global Balkans. Though it is narrow, the window of opportunity exists for China to take a credible leadership for regional peace and secure stable confidence.

Brzezinski on a U.S. Berezina: anticipating a new, New World Order

Idriss J. Aberkane • Mar 31 2011 • Essays

In four books from 1997 to 2008 Zbigniew Brzezinski outlined a comprehensive American foreign posture around the geopolitical grail of Central Asia. Since 1945 the United States has been largely defined as the first non-Eurasian thalassocracy to prevail in the Great Game, yet for how long?

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